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Recipe: The best vegan cookies ever

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Recipe: The best vegan cookies ever

Prep time:10 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 12-15 cookies My all time favorite cookies have always been chocolate chip. After becoming vegan for a couple months now, I have not been able to indulge in too many options for cookies. I came across this recipe and I promise they are […]

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Restaurant Review: La Unica

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Restaurant Review: La Unica

Tacos, quesadillas Mexican food galore! When looking for an authentic and unique place to have a bite to eat, head on over to La Unica in Harrisburg, nothing but a twelve-minute drive from Campus. The trip is more than worth it, for the service is fantastic and the food is phenomenal! I’ve been to La […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Angie Sirvas

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Angie Sirvas

“Growing up, I moved 19 times, lived in five different states and one U.S. territory. I also went to nine different grade schools. Change was a part of everyday life for a military family. I wouldn’t give up those memories and experiences for the world. At the time, I was angry and confused about all […]

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Travel: Spring break abroad

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Travel: Spring break abroad

After months of sacrificing my Friday afternoons spending two hours on campus talking about Shakespeare, the day finally came that all of the reading and papers led up to. I nervously packed my suitcase with a week’s worth of clothing, assembled a carryon bag and gathered my passport and boarding pass. My mom drove me […]

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DIY: Clay marbled jewelry dishes

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
DIY: Clay marbled jewelry dishes

In an effort to make this Mother’s Day more memorable than the last 19, I wanted to go hand made. If your mom is like my mom, then she still has the macaroni picture frames you made her in kindergarten. After finally forcing her to get rid of those tragic time pieces, I decided to […]

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Roll. dip. fry. eat! French toast with a twist

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Roll. dip. fry. eat! French toast with a twist

There is an epic breakfast showdown between pancakes and French toast and today French toast won. This is French toast with a spin. Who would have guessed flattening bread and rolling it up with Nutella and bananas would be such a simple yet scrumptious treat? You do not even have to make it for breakfast. […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Maritsa Mourouzidis

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Maritsa Mourouzidis

“I went to Greece about a year ago for a month and the funny thing is that I found out I have just as much family there as I do here in the United States. I mean there were pictures of me as a baby in their home, it was amazing! I also got my […]

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Five reasons why you should climb Crowders Mountain

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five reasons why you should climb Crowders Mountain

If you haven’t been to Crowders Mountain yet, you are missing out on a treat. Located about an hour from campus, Crowders Mountain offers a variety of hiking trails that are free and open to the public. Here are some reasons you should get out and make the trek. It’s a great workout Everyone wants […]

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Book Review: ‘Modern Romance’

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Book Review: ‘Modern Romance’

“Modern Romance: An Investigation” is a book written by comedy star Aziz Ansari. It was published on June 16, 2015. There’s been a string of new books and novels written recently by popular comedians and YouTube celebrities. Just in the past year or so we’ve had releases from Mindy Kaling, Tyler Oakley, Zoe Suggs and […]

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Storytime: Finding what makes me happy

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Storytime: Finding what makes me happy

I’ve made it to almost two years here at UNC Charlotte and nearly twenty years here on earth. Oh, how time flies and how the world changes; my world changed. Ever since I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a doctor, more specifically a Pediatric Oncology Doctor. My parents and extended family couldn’t be prouder; […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Maddie Fox

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Maddie Fox

“You can never doubt yourself.  There’s a part of you that knows if something is not right, if you are unhappy and if you put that to the side for too long it will eventually come to the surface.  My last relationship taught me a lot of things. My ex and I grew to be […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Queen City Margarita

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: Queen City Margarita

The weather is getting warmer and days are getting longer; it is almost time to unwind. With the semester ending, most of us can find the light at the end of the tunnel to find peace and relaxation once May arrives. But what if May is too far away, and you are in need of […]

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Book Review: ‘The Invention of Wings’

| April 6, 2016 | 1 Comment
Book Review: ‘The Invention of Wings’

“The Invention of Wings” is a historical fiction novel based on a true story and written by Sue Monk Kidd. It was published on Jan. 7 2014 by Viking. If the author name sounds familiar, it may be because you remember her critically acclaimed novel, “The Secret Life of Bees” from the early 2000s, or […]

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The Final Four: Spring Semester

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Final Four: Spring Semester

Finals Looming over us like a thick black cloud, the dread of finals is almost among us. The all-day study sessions, the nights spent locked in the library, weekends becoming solid chunks of uninterrupted cram time. But finals are a necessary evil in order to earn class credits. If you start studying around late March […]

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Restaurant Review: The Capital Grille

| April 5, 2016 | 1 Comment
Restaurant Review: The Capital Grille

Imagine dining at a restaurant with ambient lighting, complimentary valet parking & professional staff who provides excellent service. The Capital Grille is nestled deep into the heart of uptown Charlotte directly adjacent to the Bank of America building. As I pulled up to the curb directly in front of the restaurant, the valet politely offered […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Jasmine Galindo

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Jasmine Galindo

“At the end of the day, when life has dragged you through hell and back, just remember that everything will work itself out. Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. Today was a bad day? Remind yourself that everyday is a new chance and don’t let it slip away. Do […]

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A look inside my job as a CNA

| April 1, 2016 | 1 Comment
A look inside my job as a CNA

Jobs, most people in college have one. They range from being a waitress to being an emergency medical technician (EMT), and the possibilities are endless on temporary jobs that don’t require a degree. Most don’t pay much, but it’s enough to keep us afloat while we move towards a degree. The beauty of jobs at […]

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The truth about calorie counting

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
The truth about calorie counting

We know that losing weight or getting in shape is hard. From watching what we eat to attempting to work out, it can be very tough to shed pounds. We think that if we watch what we eat and regulate our daily food intake we will instantly lose weight and have the perfect body we […]

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Bloom into beauty

| March 29, 2016 | 1 Comment
Bloom into beauty

Golden eyeshadow As seen on many makeup blogs, golden eyeshadow has finally peaked its head into the spring. Golden lids draw attention to the eyes and can take you from a day to night look with winged liner. Not only is golden eyeshadow perfect for a bronze makeup look, it also looks incredible when the […]

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Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Joseph Page

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNC Charlotte: Meet Joseph Page

“A college degree is like a ticket into a club of people who tried hard enough. Corporate America recognizes that it is sufficient, and in a way it displays that you’re smart enough. In my opinion, I think school is only part of the equation. You can get a piece of paper that says that somebody […]

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